Rev It Up

TRW Names Former Webvan Chief as CFO
Jennifer CaplanAugust 1, 2001
  • TRW, the Cleveland-based auto parts and aerospace technology company, named Robert H. Swan, the former chief executive officer of online grocer Webvan Group Inc., as its new CFO and executive vice president. Swan joined Webvan in October 1999 as VP of finance and later served as CFO and chief operating officer. Prior to Webvan, Swan spent 14 years at General Electric, most recently as CFO of GE Lighting. He replaces Carl G. Miller, who served as TRW’s CFO for the past six years. Miller announced his retirement in April.
  • Extreme Networks Inc., a Santa Clara, Calif.-based Internet infrastructure company, named Harold Covert VP and CFO. Covert joins Extreme Networks from Silicon Graphics Inc., a Mountain View, Calif.-based producer of visual computing systems that deliver 3D graphics, where he also served as CFO. Covert succeeds Vito Palermo who left the company for undisclosed reasons.
  • Telecommunications provider USOL Holdings Inc., announced a management reshuffle, including the departure of its president and CFO, Don Barlow, who resigned to pursue other professional interests. Shane Menking was promoted to the CFO post, but it wasn’t immediately clear who would succeed Barlow as president of the Austin, Tex.-based company.
  • Dino Lucarelli has resigned as CFO of Pomeroy Computer Resources Inc., a Hebron, Ky.-based, provider of information technology integration products. Michael Rohrkemper, the company’s VP of finance and administration will succeed Lucarelli, who will continue to serve as CFO through Aug. 10.